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Synonyms for tick
tɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tick, ticking(noun)

    a metallic tapping sound

    "he counted the ticks of the clock"

    Synonyms:
    ticking, check mark, check

  2. tick(noun)

    any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals

    Synonyms:
    ticking, check mark, check

  3. check mark, check, tick(noun)

    a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.

    "as he called the role he put a check mark by each student's name"

    Synonyms:
    impediment, baulk, cheque, stay, confirmation, bridle, ticking, hitch, chip, handicap, assay, stoppage, balk, check, check-out procedure, bank check, tab, chit, curb, halt, deterrent, check mark, hinderance, hindrance, substantiation, stop, arrest, verification, checkout

  4. tick(verb)

    a light mattress

    Synonyms:
    ticking, check mark, check

  5. click, tick(verb)

    make a clicking or ticking sound

    "The clock ticked away"

    Synonyms:
    click, penetrate, dawn, beat, flick, get through, sink in, mark, come home, check, chatter, check off, ticktack, retick, snap, tick off, clack, cluck, get across, fall into place, mark off, ticktock

  6. tick, ticktock, ticktack, beat(verb)

    make a sound like a clock or a timer

    "the clocks were ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight"

    Synonyms:
    baffle, exhaust, get, circumvent, stick, crush, vanquish, mark, mystify, flummox, retick, outwit, nonplus, trounce, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, perplex, beat out, gravel, thump, check off, ticktack, outsmart, amaze, beat, thrum, ticktock, puzzle, quiver, check, click, pound, mark off, work over, pulsate, overreach, bewilder, tucker, vex, stupefy, wash up, outfox, tick off, pose, scramble, shell

  7. tick, retick(verb)

    sew

    "tick a mattress"

    Synonyms:
    beat, mark, ticktock, retick, tick off, mark off, check off, ticktack, check, click

  8. check, check off, mark, mark off, tick off, tick(verb)

    put a check mark on or near or next to

    "Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items"; "mark off the units"

    Synonyms:
    ensure, hold in, jibe, tick off, label, fit, gibe, chequer, hold, moderate, distinguish, learn, checker, mark off, ticktack, stop, pock, condition, assure, nock, tally, beat, scar, suss out, check off, check over, match, check up on, control, look into, ascertain, mark, insure, retick, tag, check, train, arrest, hold back, click, set, stigmatize, find out, see, discipline, stigmatise, grade, pit, cross out, denounce, mark out, correspond, score, curb, punctuate, notice, check into, contain, strike off, strike out, determine, see to it, retard, crack, turn back, watch, brand, differentiate, break, cross off, agree, ticktock, check out, go over, note, commemorate, delay

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tick(n.)

    Synonyms:
    click, beat

  2. tick(n.)

    Synonyms:
    bed-tick, ticking

  3. tick(n.)

    Synonyms:
    trust, credit

  4. tick(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    click, beat

  5. tick(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    score, check, check off

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    ticks, icts, check, graduation, ict, tick-tock

How to pronounce tick?

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#211488thrum
#213898gibe
#224053bewilder
#321943stigmatise

How to use tick in a sentence?

  1. James Thurber:

    I loathe the expression What makes him tick. It is the American mind, looking for simple and singular solution, that uses the foolish expression. A person not only ticks, he also chimes and strikes the hour, falls and breaks and has to be put together again, and sometimes stops like an electric clock in a thunderstorm.

  2. Suneel Hargunani:

    It's a one-off, there's not a lot of companies that would tick all those boxes, hence why we don't think it's going to become too common.

  3. David Mawson:

    We voted to either stay in the European Union or leave the European Union. There wasn't a box to tick for a deal. I voted to leave.

  4. Richard Small:

    I would expect that the FCA will take a hard look at Link's role in this affair, they will be asking themselves whether this is another case of firms taking an overly technical tick-box approach to regulation without proper regard for the spirit and intention of the rules.

  5. Jennifer Slone:

    I grew up my whole life running around with ticks on me, and I never thought anything of it, but this was just one extremely special tick.


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